Steam PC game keys will work with EA's Origin platform

The online-PC-game-downloads-platform-war (phew!) takes an interesting turn this morning after some unexpected features have made themselves known on EA's new Origin service. According to PC Gamer, some game activiation keys nabbed through rival service Steam will work with Origin,…

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Gerald LynchSteam PC game keys will work with EA's Origin platform

Album sales up following 7-year slump: internet rescues reluctant music industry

Ever since we learned that nothing in that Alanis Morissette song was actually ironic we've been nervous about using that word – but we're going to take a shot. Because news that digital sales are the reason the music…

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ShinyJessAlbum sales up following 7-year slump: internet rescues reluctant music industry

Pirate Bay to be given a lifeline through Swedish law loophole?

Pirate Bay, one of the world's largest and most controversial torrent/file-sharing websites could soon be given an unlikely lifeline through a loophole in Swedish law. The Pirate Party, a political group advocating file-sharing in Pirate Bay's native Sweden, are planning…

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Gerald LynchPirate Bay to be given a lifeline through Swedish law loophole?

5 things we greedily still want Spotify to add

Spotify rolled out a pretty extensive update to it's streaming service this morning. Adding robust social networking features, Spotify now links in with your Facebook account for lightning fast music sharing between your friends, as well as syncing up your…

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Gerald Lynch5 things we greedily still want Spotify to add

Poll shows 1 in 3 Brits believe piracy is "acceptable"

Microsoft have today published a report on attitudes towards software piracy. Timed to coincide with the second reading of the Digital Economy Bill, the report reveals that piracy is rampant in both homes and workplaces across the UK. The poll…

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Gerald LynchPoll shows 1 in 3 Brits believe piracy is "acceptable"